Some articles on century, twentieth century:
... are part of a group of exotic animals that are the core of zoo exhibits since the late eighteenth century members of this group are invariably large vertebrates and include elephants, rhinoceroses, hippopotamuses ... first European "zoos" spread amongst noble and royal families in the thirteenth century, and until the seventeenth century were called seraglios at ... Tower of London in a seraglio established by King John in the thirteenth century, probably stocked with animals from an earlier menagerie started in 1125 by Henry I at his palace ...
... led the world in science and technology from about the tenth century to about the fifteenth century ... Scientific and technological activity in China dwindled, however, after the 14th century ... In the nineteenth century, the trauma of repeated defeat at the hands of Western invaders (in 1840-41 and 1860) finally convinced some Chinese leaders of the need ...
... The Pilgrims' Square, where approximately 20,000 people assemble every year to celebrate the July church festival, has been restored ... For the festival, about 40 companies of pilgrims arrive on foot each year ...
... incarnation has been featured by Kurumada in this story, who in the eighteenth century was known as Tenma ... He also revealed later that she has battled Hades in the age of myth, then in the fifteenth century, eighteenth century and finally in the twentieth century ... She battled Poseidon in the twentieth century, 2000 years after their battle in the region of Attica ...
... the North Atlantic SST anomaly at the end of the twentieth century is equally divided between the externally forced component and internally generated variability ...
Famous quotes related to twentieth century:
“The real passion of the twentieth century is servitude.”
—Albert Camus (19131960)
“In the twentieth century, death terrifies men less than the absence of real life. All these dead, mechanized, specialized actions, stealing a little bit of life a thousand times a day until the mind and body are exhausted, until that death which is not the end of life but the final saturation with absence.”
—Raoul Vaneigem (b. 1934)
“Hastiness and superficiality are the psychic diseases of the twentieth century, and more than anywhere else this disease is reflected in the press.”
—Alexander Solzhenitsyn (b. 1918)
“Advertising is the greatest art form of the twentieth century.”
—Marshall McLuhan (19111980)
“The nineteenth century planted the words which the twentieth ripened into the atrocities of Stalin and Hitler. There is hardly an atrocity committed in the twentieth century that was not foreshadowed or even advocated by some noble man of words in the nineteenth.”
—Eric Hoffer (19021983)